Plantain, Black Bean and Havarti Arepas

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PARTNER POST – Get creative with any of Castello’s uniquely crafted cheeses. Click here for a $1 off coupon to create your own gourmet masterpiece. You can imagine my excitement with Honest Cooking asked me to create a recipe with cheese! Yes, of course I will be home to receive your package of multiple blocks […]

Caprese Blintzes

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I’d like to think of this caprese blintz as the epitome of my blended upbringing. Classic Italian flavors rolled up into my favorite childhood breakfast. You wouldn’t catch me blending and mashing up my cultural food because I thought you had to keep it “authentic” But who am I kidding? We are in 2015 now […]

Four Cheese Pizza with Sausage and Peppers

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Happy Sunday! Today, a few of my “bloggy” girlfriends are hosting a “Surprise” baby shower for our dear frint Nicole from Misadventures of a Foodie …….Oh ya….Surprise, Nicole!!   The menu for the party was only the classiest and finest, of course. Pizza, booze and brownies.I figured a four cheese pizza with sausage and roasted […]

Brussel Sprout Salad with Pistachios and Pecorino

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Before we get into the recipe, I wanted to ask you to please vote for my passion fruit bars in the LA Times Cookie Contest! I entered 2 years ago and won (you can check it out here) and would LOVE to win it again!! All you need is Facebook and click HERE to vote!  […]

Farmers Market Baked Ziti with Heirloom Tomato Sauce

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Just one more heirloom tomato recipe before we dip into soups and pumpkin. As soon as September 1st hit, the web was saturated with all things pumpkin. Which I love because that just means it’s closer to my birthday (Halloween if you’re wondering) and don’t ask me how old I’m turning. I stopped counting last […]